Bion·di-Hei·den·hain stain(bē-on'dē hī'dĕn-hān),
an obsolete stain for spirochetes, using acid fuchsin and orange G.
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Biondi-Heidenhain stainA rarely used histological method for identifying spirochetes, which uses acid fuchsin, methyl green and orange G. The currently preferred silver stains for identifying spirochetes include the Dieterle, Levaditi, Warthin-Starry, Fontana and other methods.
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Biondi,Aldolpho, Italian pathologist, 1846-1917.
Biondi-Heidenhain stain - an obsolete stain for spirochetes, using acid fuchsin and orange G.
Heidenhain,Rudolph P., German histologist and physiologist, 1834-1897.
Biondi-Heidenhain stain - see under Biondi
Heidenhain azan stain - a technique to stain nuclei and erythrocytes red, muscle orange, glia fibrils reddish, mucin blue, and collagen and reticulum dark blue.
Heidenhain crescents - the serous cells at the distal end of a mucous, tubuloalveolar secretory unit of certain salivary glands. Synonym(s): Heidenhain demilunes; serous demilunes
Heidenhain demilunes - Synonym(s): Heidenhain crescents
Heidenhain iron hematoxylin stain - an iron alum hematoxylin stain used for staining muscle striations and mitotic structures blue-black.
Heidenhain law - glandular secretion is always accompanied by an alteration in the structure of the gland.
Heidenhain pouch - a small sac or pouch of the stomach fashioned for the purpose of obtaining gastric juice and for studying gastric secretion in physiologic experiments.
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